The Ripon Community Fireworks Committee is gearing up for an action packed day this Fourth of July. Events include a parade, carnival games, bounce houses, face painting, photo booth, food vendors, concert and of course a 4th of July Firework Extravaganza.
A public hearing is scheduled for tonight on the Cornerstone II subdivision along north Ripon Road.
Pacific Gas & Electric Company is launching its natural gas Pipeline Safety Enhancement Program (PSEP) this week around Ripon that is expected to continue through the end of August and possibly into early September.
A tour of the Ripon Police Department and introduction of staff members is on tap for Tuesday from noon until 6 p.m., according to First Sgt. Steve Merchant. Officers and volunteers are scheduled to be on hand to greet the members of the public and answer their questions. Of special interest is the dispatch center with its numerous dispatcher consoles and the many television screens that continually monitor the safety of the community. Staff will ...
The new continuation high school at Ripon Unified will debut as a modest operation. The first piece of that could be added at today's special meeting as school board members could appoint the teaching principal during the 5 p.m. closed session in the district office, 304 N. Acacia St. RUSD officials saw the need for the alternative education as some students struggled to meet their graduation requirements. The board-approved continuation high school will not only ...
Marlon Gayle has traveled the world and even lived in India for over three years. These past three years, he served as the assistant principal at Bear Creek High in Stockton, and has taught World History, English, Reading and Geography in the Lodi Unified School District. Gayle, who has a doctorate in Education Administration from the University of the Pacific, is now the new as principal at Colony Oak School, taking over from Amie Carter. ...
U.S. Military Battle Hymns from all the services are creating a patriotic theme around the Clinton McCausland American Legion Fourth of July fireworks booth this weekend in downtown Ripon.
Since 2009, the City of Ripon has seen a reduction of employees, going from 96 down to 75. This area also comes as the biggest savings under the proposed 2013-14 city budget, according to Deputy City Administrator Kevin Werner. Elected leaders are scheduled to OK the financial plan for the upcoming year at Tuesday's 7 p.m. open session in the Council Chambers, 259 N. Wilma Ave. Employee salaries and benefits make up most of the ...
Susan Winters was at Ripon Unified for nearly five decades. "She started here in the 1960s through 1975 but took some time off before coming back," said Clarice Luis, who is the district's chief business officer. At the end of this school year, Winters made it official, retiring after serving as an instructional assistant at Weston School. "In every life there are always decisions to make," she said in her retirement letter dated May 24. ...
Lynette Van Laar has been many things to many people at Ripon City Hall for the past 27 years, from being city clerk to chief financial officer under city administrator Leon Compton.
Members of the Citizens' Oversight Committee will meet today at the Ripon Unified district office, 304 N. Acacia Ave.
Stephanie Hobbs is hoping to sell more of the red signature bricks to benefit the Ripon High School by the Friday deadline. More bricks were sold during the past week at $100 each bringing the total collected to $25,000.
Ripon Unified will see some increased staffing along with restoration of more furlough days.
Bethany Home is celebrating 50 years of providing quality care to seniors living in Ripon and the surrounding comminutes. As part of the celebratory events, they are bringing contemporary Christian artist, Laura Story, to Ripon on Saturday, Aug. 3.
For the past five years, Ripon Unified officials had a long-range facilities master plan on their wish list.
The first of three subcommittees is in the process of being formed as part of the effort to develop Ripon Unified's Facility Master Plan.
Mayor Dean Uecker recently met with last year's major contributors to the City of Ripon's fireworks show.
At age 11, Aiden Tijero has a few titles and world championship to his name.
Ripon police officers did what they set out to do Friday night waiting on tables at the Barnwood Restaurant in their effort to raise funds for the police memorial now under construction by netting $825.
What are the Ripon Unified School District's long-term and short-term facility needs?
Kevin Werner is no longer the interim city administrator.
RIPON – Wear a spooky Halloween costume and go home with cash prizes. Bonuses to go with that include hors d'oeuvres and salad bar, dancing, and an opportunity to help soldiers serving their country and retired veterans.
Going to lunch in a limo in exchange for the best test results in the STAR testing was a pact made between the Colony Oak Elementary School students and their former principal Amy Carter.
The new school year is still young but Ripon Unified reportedly was down 16 students from a year ago.
The new bus routes and schedules were approved Tuesday by the Ripon City Council.
Downtown business woman Karen Gay and her family celebrated the success of her trophy shop, Just Rewards, for its 10 year tenure in the community with a well-attended ribbon cutting Friday with an official Ripon Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting launching another 10 years of service to Ripon.
Kevin Werner could be appointed City Administrator at tonight's Ripon City Council meeting.
Color the Skies is hosting the Focus Dinner Party honoring Children's Hospital Central California on Saturday, Oct. 19
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